Cuba's Policy in Africa, 1959-1980

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Cuba's Policy in Africa, 1959-1980

By William M. LeoGrande
Institute of International Studies, University of California, 1980
82 pp.
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In this brief study, a Latin American specialist presents an excellent detailed exposition of Cuban troop movements in Africa, Cuban diplomatic activity there, relations with the Soviet Union and the nonaligned movement; however, he misconstrues several important junctures in the Carter Administration's Africa policy, most notably on Zimbabwe, and also on the Horn of Africa.